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Module receives Inclusive Practice Marks

A module on our Secondary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS course has received two marks for inclusive practice. The Inclusive Practice Marks recognise and celebrate demonstrable development and enhancement of module curricula to make both content and delivery methods more inclusive to all students and are part of the University’s broader work on inclusive practice….

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We’re 8th for education!

The Guardian published its 2023 University Guide this week and we’re delighted that education courses at Brighton are placed 8th in the UK – a climb of 26 places. The University of Brighton has been educating professionals, including teachers, researchers, early years practitioners, youth workers and teaching assistants, for over 100 years. We’re proud of…

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Trainee teachers receive Primary Science Enhancement Award

Congratulations to four trainee teachers studying our Primary Education (5–11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS  who recently received the Primary Science Enhancement Award for Initial Teacher Education. The Primary Science Teaching Trust has developed the Primary Science Enhancement Award (PSEA) scheme for Initial Teacher Education (ITE). The scheme, now in its second consecutive year, is supported…

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Walker May Literature Prize

Congratulations to Holly Ayling and Keziah Langston who were recently awarded The Walker May Literature Prize at this year’s Graduation Ceremony. The award was open to students from the School of Education and the School of Humanities and Social Science who demonstrated particular merit in literature through their performance in their children’s and adult literature…

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A wealth of resources for education and teaching students

We pride ourselves on providing a great experience for our students and ensuring they are confident in the classroom, offering an array of facilities and resources that will support their development and learning. Curriculum Centre Our facilities include a curriculum centre which contains more than 30,000 specialist resources for trainee teachers including books, DVDs, games and…

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Starting your course in 2022?

Will you be joining us this September? We know there’s a lot to think about before starting university so have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Check our website which will guide…

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Studying an undergraduate teaching degree at Brighton

We recently caught up with Christian Dolan, who has completed his first year on our Primary Education (5–11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS to hear more about his experience training to become a qualified teacher at Brighton. How have you found your first year? I really enjoyed it. The structure and variety that the course has…

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Art Teachers Organisation launch day

To launch the University of Brighton Art Teachers Organisation (UBATO) a free workshop day was held last Saturday. We were delighted to welcome more than 30 art educators who took part in a range of CPD workshops at the free event on the university’s Falmer campus. Our workshops included sessions on creating and utilising sketchbooks,…

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Our first school placement

Undergraduate primary trainee teachers are nearing the end of their six-week school placement – this is the first of three they will experience during the three years of their course. The school placement enables students to gain specific experiences in order to develop and demonstrate professional attributes, skills, knowledge and understanding linked explicitly to the…

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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been recognised for…

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